The Notebook

The Notebook (2004)

Behind every great love is a great story.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2004-06-25
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 8872 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: New Line Cinema
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Nick Cassavetes
star 7.9/10
From 8,872 Ratings


An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.

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  • Rachel McAdams

    as Allie Hamilton
  • Ryan Gosling

    as Noah Calhoun
  • Gena Rowlands

    as Allie Calhoun
  • James Garner

    as Duke
  • Sam Shepard

    as Frank Calhoun
  • Joan Allen

    as Anne Hamilton
  • James Marsden

    as Lon Hammond Jr.
  • David Thornton

    as John Hamilton
  • Kevin Connolly

    as Fin
  • Starletta DuPois

    as Nurse Esther
  • Ed Grady

    as Harry
  • Jennifer Echols

    as Nurse Selma
  • Heather Wahlquist

    as Sara Tuffington
  • Jonathan Parks Jordan

    as Seabrook Boy
  • Cullen Moss

    as Bodee
  • Traci Dinwiddie

    as Veronica
  • James Middleton

    as Aaron
  • Peter Rosenfeld

    as Professor
  • Obba Babatundé

    as Band Leader
  • Chuck Pacheco

    as Bus Driver
  • Todd Lewis

    as Reporter
  • Mark Johnson

    as Photographer
  • Robert Fraisse

    as Buyer #1
  • Barbara Weetman

    as Buyer #2
  • Jamie Anne Allman

    as Martha Shaw
  • Rebecca Koon

    as Aunt Georgia
  • Deborah Hobart

    as Aunt Kitty
  • Sylvia Jefferies

    as Rosemary
  • Mark Garner

    as Lon's Employee
  • Scott Ritenour

    as Lon's Employee
  • Milton Buras

    as Lon's Employee
  • Elizabeth Bond

    as Lon's Secretary
  • Matthew Barry

    as Dr. Barnwell
  • Nancy De Mayo

    as Mary Allen
  • David Abrams

    as Recruit (uncredited)
  • Taylor Engel

    as Guy in Movie Theatre (uncredited)
  • Bob Forrest

    as Man Having Dinner in Retirement Home (uncredited)
  • Paul Johansson

    as Allie's Mom's Ex Boyfriend (uncredited)
  • Bruce Williamson

    as Carnival Patron (uncredited)
Editing Alan Heim Editor
Production Matthew Barry Casting
Camera Robert Fraisse Director of Photography
Sound Claude Letessier Sound Effects Editor
Production Lynn Harris Producer
Production Mark Johnson Producer
Costume & Make-Up Karyn Wagner Costume Design
Art Sarah Knowles Production Design
Directing Nick Cassavetes Director
Production Avram Butch Kaplan Executive Producer
Production Avram Butch Kaplan Unit Production Manager
Sound Aaron Zigman Original Music Composer
Writing Jeremy Leven Screenplay
Production Nancy Green-Keyes Casting
Production Toby Emmerich Executive Producer
Production Erik Holmberg Executive In Charge Of Production
Art Chuck Potter Set Decoration
Production Lisa Hamil Casting Associate
Writing Nicholas Sparks Novel
Writing Jan Sardi Screenplay
Crew George P. Wilbur Stunts
Crew Paul Johansson Thanks
Crew Bob Shelley Special Effects Coordinator
Production Barbara Harris ADR Voice Casting
Camera Melissa Moseley Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Linda Grimes Makeup Department Head
Art Scott Ritenour Art Direction
Sound Paul Timothy Carden Supervising Sound Editor
Crew Cal Johnson Stunt Coordinator
Directing Melinda Taksen Script Supervisor
Sound Lauren Stephens Dialogue Editor
Sound Jon Taylor Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Brad Sherman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Rickley W. Dumm Sound Effects Editor
Crew Peter J. Silbermann Unit Publicist
Sound Philip Tallman Music Editor
Art Kristen Donaldson Art Department Coordinator
Sound Kelly Cabral Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Jason King Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Milton Buras Hair Department Head
Sound Elizabeth Kenton Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Lori Ayala-Read Costume Supervisor
Sound Anthony Cargioli Boom Operator
Crew Bob Forrest Thanks
Sound Jonathan Gaynor Sound Mixer